backsaw

noun back·saw \ ˈbak-ˌsȯ \

Definition of backsaw

:a saw with a metal rib along its back

First Known Use of backsaw

1822


Learn More about backsaw


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up backsaw? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

pleasing or sweet sound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!